The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Otto Lauren Jr. Nelson

Nelson, Otto Lauren Jr.


* 2nd of November 1902

† 25th of May 1985


1941-12-24 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-02-01 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1944-01-17 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1944-11-13 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1946-05-31 Major-General


1939-08-20 1941-12-XX Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Government & History, US Military Academy West Point
1942-01-XX 1942-12-XX Assistant Secretary, War Department General Staff
1942-02-XX 1942-03-XX Secretary, War Department Reorganization Committee
1942-XX-XX 1944-XX-XX Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff, War Department General Staff
1945-01-XX 1945-08-XX Deputy Commander in Chief Mediterranean Theater of Operations
1945-01-XX 1945-08-XX Chief of Staff, Mediterranean Theater of Operations
1945-11-XX 1946-02-XX Special Adviser on Organization, Department of State
1946-05-31 Retired